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two big developing stories to report to you tonight. one in new orleans, the other in the nation's capital. at this very hour, five years ago, most of the gulf coast and the city of new orleans were fleeing to safer ground, preparing for a hurricane that would become one of the worst natural disasters in u.s. history. and there was another storm of sorts brewing right now. starting in washington and spreading across this nation, over who owned dr. king's dream of civil rights. a controversial radio host is at the center of this debate. good evening, everyone. you can probably hear the music behind me and we'll get to the reason while we're live here in
new orleans. but first, on this anniversary of dr. martin luther king jr.'s "i have a dream" speech, two large competing rallies today, each claiming king's message as their own. conservative fire brand and fox tv host glenn beck held his resonating restoring honor event at the lincoln memorial where king delivered his iconic speech 47 years ago. some distance away, the reverend al sharpton echoed the march on washington with an event called reclaim the dream. that group then marched to the site of planned memorial to dr. king. that invoked lincoln by get reading gettysburg address and made numerous references to george washington and the founding fathers. but the most provocative comments were about king. >> i think i can relate to martin luther king out of all of these giants. can i relate to martin luther king probably the most because we haven't carved him in marble yet.
he's still a man. and that's the message, that man makes a difference. what is it that these men have you don't? what is it? abraham lincoln, the american indian, frederick douglas, the moon shot, the pioneers. what is it they have that you don't have? the answer is nothing. they are exactly like you. they just did the hard thing. >> and as the beck rally ended, sharp ton's reclaim the dream march gout under way. sharp ton and other civil rights leaders were clearly upset at beck taking over the memorial on this very date, but sharpton refused to concede this day. >> they told me that others are going to be at the mall and they're going to be standing where dr. king stood.
well, they may have the mall, but we have the message. they may have the platform, but we have the dream. >> beck says it was a coincidence that he chose today to have his lincoln memorial rally, not realizing it was the anniversary of the king's "i have a dream" speech. but once he did learn of this historical significance, he called it divine guidance and said he would use to claim the civil rights movement. here's what he said just a few moments ago on his radio program. >> this is a moment quite honestly that i think we reclaim the civil rights movement. it has been so distorted and so turned upside down because we must repair honor and integrity and honesty first. i tell you right now, we are on the right side of history. we are on the side of individual
freedoms and dib will i liberti we will take that movement because we were the people that did it in the first place. >> and that was on glenn beck's radio program just a few momentsing a go. our kate bolduan was at the beck rally today. thanks for joining us. beck culled in a very large crowd today. was this what they wanted to hear or were people disappointed it wasn't political? >> reporter: it's very interesting, don. what you heard from the podium, from the featured speakers like glenn beck himself as well as sarah palin, their focus was more inspirational in nature, making their speeches included very big, bold, broad statements aimed at trying to rally the people that attended the event around ideas of restoring america with something you heard over and over again and that america is at a cross roads.
but at the same time, those very same speeches were light on the specifics. beck insisted throughout the day that this event was nonpolitical, that it was aimed at honoring military and military people, but if you speak to the people as we did in the crowd and some of them traveling very far to attend this event, they specifically talk about politics motivating them to attend today. listen here itto a couple peopl. >> for the last year and a half, i believe that our kind of people have been totally neglected by our leadership, by this government overall. i believe that we are dysfunctional as a country. i believe its hopeless unless we get back to our roots. >> i think people want to show solidarity to let people know that there is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction with the path that the country's been put on and we want a change.
>> reporter: i'll tell you, done, one don, one of the most interesting speakers was dr. martin luther king's niece who came here to speak. she that also spoken on cnn defending this rally and she spoke today saying that she supports what glenn beck is doing saying that the civil rights movement is for everyone. that is notable, of course, as you said at the top, that glenn beck sparked quite a bit of controversy leading up to today's event by making that statement not only with the timing and location of event, but also making that statement that this is a moment it reclaim the civil rights movement where bringing civil rights leaders and groups jumping on that to criticize him. >> all right, kate bolduan in washington, thank you very much. not to be upstaged by glenn beck, al sharpton led his reclaim the dream march to the site of the proposed memorial to martin luther king. he reminded his followers what
have has been accomplished since dr. king made his historic speech back in 1963. >> when dr. king came here 47 years ago, we came on the back of buses. but today, we flew in first class. what became of his dream? we couldn't sleep in a hotel. we couldn't use a restaurant coming up 95 north. but now we've got public accommodations. what became of his dream? in '63, they were asking kennedy to hear them. in 2010, because he went to selma, we got an african-american president. >> and make sure you stay with us, because coming up at 7:00 p.m. eastern, the reverend al sharpton joins us live to talk about today's competing rally, how the late civil rights leader
might have viewed glenn beck's rally and who really owns the dream articulated by dr. king 47 years ago on the steps of the lincoln memorial. we'll turn now to our coverage of hurricane katrina and why we're here in new orleans this weekend. and this weekend's five year anniversary of that epic storm's landfall. it left in its wake a lot of landmarks and a lot of reminders. i took a walks tour, but first i stopped to see some pieces of history preserved in the aftermath of this disaster. so new orleans especially the french quarter is always a sand trac sound track. we want to go into the museum. >> we discovered there was a lot of boats used in the streets of new orleans and we looked for a boat that would be kind of the perfect symbol and we found this boat on napoleon avenue. this boat rescued over 400 people.
>> inside the first thing you'll see, the museum center piece, the great fats dominos piano. >> so it's preserved exactly the way we found it in the house. it was up on one side. >> probably no greater cultural icon living than fats domino and the fact that his house was in the lower ninth ward, it was flooded. fats had to be rescued and we really believe this piano really speaks to that. >> reporter: so does an axe survivor vifrs used to escape through a roof, religious heirloom, a waterlogged clarinet, seats from a crippled superdome. >> this is where people actually sat. >> sat and slept and lived. >> reporter: also on display, those haunting photographs. but you don't need a museum to see that. these pictures show what the hardest hit neighborhoods were like, one of them the lakeview neighborhood. this house used to be right here, this picture was taken by eileen rome rchlromero.
you started documenting why? >> because i had a hard time expressing how i felt about what i saw. so i just got a camera and started trying to express it through my pictures what i saw and felt. >> reporter: this is your neighbor's house and that house was right here, right next door to yours. where is he now? >> i never saw him again after the storm at all. this is where i lived prior to katrina. i was so happy here, you know. for me, my whole way of life was wiped out that i knew. >> reporter: and over in the hard hit lower ninth ward. how long before you came back after the storm? >> i came back in 2007. >> reporter: gertrude here 46 years. lost everything. >> this is like a miracle. this here. >> reporter: the virgin mary. >> that statue was still as is
after katrina. >> reporter: sitting on your porch, you're swinging. 24r knee place like home. >> yeah, because there's my step, all that was left of my house. it's like a little memorial to let us know what we went through. i thi i take one day at a time. i joy today and tomorrow i look for another day and enjoy that day. >> reporter: days that bring challenges and surprises five years after the storm. >> that's what i do. >> and coming up at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on cnn, former new orleans mayor ray nagin was in charge of the city during hurricane katrina and just left office a few months ago. whether you agree or disagree with his leadership while mayor, you'll want to hear this conversation. that's at 7:00 p.m. eastern again right here on cnn. and much, much more this hour on katrina and its effect on the entire gulf coast including this story. >> we just made human judgments and those people that needed help, we gave help. >> what kind of help?
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everyone bigger th even bigger than katrina. more than 1600 people have been killed. our chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta is in the flood zone with people fleeing with little more than the clothes on their backs. >> reporter: here's how it works. you see police vehicles like this actually coming through the streets telling people to leave. they say that this particular area of this town will be under water in the next several hours, certainly by tomorrow. people are listening. this town would normally be bustling, thousands of people milling around, shops open. none of that is happening now. but most people actually are leaving like this, by foot, in the hot sun, walking for kilometers with no real idea of where exactly they're going or what they'll find there. it is easy to see why they're leaving. we are literally surrounded by water and they're worry that had that water will get higher and higher. so they're fleeing the floods with the priority that they
value the most, their livestock, and just starting to walk. this h is where so many of them ended up. they were just walk for i lom terse and kilometers down that hot road, looking for anything that could protect them from the flood waters. look at what their lives are like now. thousands of people have this little barrier here, it is so hot outside, anything to try to keep themselves cool. but this is the new normal life for lots of folks over here. this family, for example -- he says about 15 miles they're saying. and small children. they walked here again in this very hot weather, very digt. he's telling me they haven't received any kind of help at all. they're saying they have no food at all. all they have is this bag of sugar here which they use to make tea. this is how it is.
this is what's happening here in the middle of this evacuation. there's also been no water for three days. a woman died in this area from dehydration just last night. there's no question that relief is slow coming heerks but even as we're filming today, this army helicopter comes over and drops parcels of food. but this is just one camp. there are thousands of camps like this, there are more than 20 million people displaced. a fifth of this country is under water. >> that was dr. sanjay gupta reporting. and he continues his reporting from pakistan tomorrow morning. see how relief workers and medics are dealing with the short term challenges and how the floods are impacting the region. tune in tomorrow at 7:30 eastern right here on cnn.
we have new developments to tell you about in chile this hour where those 33 miners are trapped underground. the time frame to get them up to the surface may be shorter than first thought. and a taxi driver in new york slapped by a fair after revealing his religion. we talk to other muslim cab beas a cabbies and ask if they fear for their safety. 48 man and woman: ♪ it's the happy birthday song ♪ love, dad and ♪ love, mom ♪ it's your birthday, now, that's the bomb ♪ ♪ you're 13 and livin' strong ♪ [muffled] ♪ it's the happy birthday song ♪ what, what? ♪ it's the happy birthday song ♪ ♪ what, what? ♪ the happy...
atlanta. back to don in a couple minute, but first a check of the the top stories. engineers in chile have come up with a few plan to free the liners in just two months. they hope to begin using a new drill in the next several days. if the plan doesn't work, the miners may not be freed until the end of the year. three americans were killed in two separate attacks in afghanistan today. two of the u.s. service members died in a bombing in the southern region. a third was killed following an insurgent attack. also today, afghan and coalition soldiers fought off assaults on two military bases. the attacks were wearing u.s. military uniforms. paris hilton is in trouble again. hilton was released from a las vegas jail this morning after she was arrest order cocaine possession charges last night. hilton was released after prosecutors determined she was not a flight risk. last month she was briefly detained in south africa for allegedly smoking marijuana, but the case was later dropped.
an attack on a muslim cab driver has raised fears. the driver suffered multiple stab wounds after saying he is a muslim. other cabbies were asked if the attack has left them fearing the next fare because of how they look and what they believe. >> reporter: the life of a new york city taxi drive person not the easiest where most of the 49,000 licensed drivers on the streets here, especially if you're a muslim behind the wheel. scared because one of their own was slashed tuesday night by a knife-wielding passenger after saying he was muslim. 21-year-old college student michael enwright has been charged with attempted murder in what police are calling a hate crime. on thursday, he along with his wife and four children met with new york city mayor michael bloombe bloomberg. he believes key hahe could have
killed. >> no matter how wonderful this country is, no matter how wonderful the city is, there's always somebody that acts disgracefully. kind of hard to understand why. >> reporter: new york city police commissioner ray kelly says he doesn't see the attack as a trend. >> i see it as an isolated incident. there's nothing to indicate that, you know, that there's anything of extra concern based on this at all. >> reporter: muslim cab drivers are concerned. we caught up with cab drivers in the middle of their 12 hour shift at this taxi stand at laguardia airport. it's where they come to eat, wait for passengers and on the sidewalk just around the corner from the bathroom, it's where some use the space as a make shift mosque. >> yeah, we are not secure now,
we are not safe. >> reporter: he came to the u.s. 20 years ago from bangladesh in search of a better life for him and his family. he says he's found it, but hopes it's not taken away because of his faith. >> we need to keep peace in the world, you know. we are not pray for muslim, we pray for all the people. >> reporter: trying to live the american dream in safety and peace. cnn, new york. thousand back to don in new orleans. don, take it away.back to don i orleans. don, take it away. >> should you have said i'm tony harris in a very dry studio back in atlanta. >> you're getting drenched, aren't you? >> and there were people right behind me dancing in the rain earlier, the band playing. they're playing to -- they're in celebration of our troop, they're playing here this cell operation what have they say new orleans is rising. we're root next to jackson
square. people are still out and about even though it's raining and of course that's what you do in new orleans. so, tony, thank you. good to see you. i'll talk to you later on. >> i'll be with you, don. >> see in you a little bit. up next, preparing for the next hurricane. where will it hit? we're looking at the coastal cities most vulnerable to a hurricane, but first, two rally, one dream. washington, d.c. the center point for speeches today. and we're talking to a political producer who was in the middle of the crowd for you. ( revving, siren blares )
as thousands gathered today on and near the national mall in washington, we heard lots of talk about martin luther king junior and his dream for america. we saw competing rallies and competing claims about that dream, what it means, what it stands for, and who claims other than ownership of it. in an exclusive report, our sole dad owe brian digs deep are and brings us a background on dr. king's famous speech. >> i have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. and i have dream.
>> reporter: dr. martin luther king's "i have a dream" speech on august 28th, 1963 is one of the most important in human history. ♪ we shall overcome >> reporter: but the words "i have a dream" almost didn't make it in the speech. >> dr. king felt that the "i have a dream" portion was trite because he'd used it so many times in other cities. >> reporter: dr. king had been writing about this dream for decades. is inspiration can be traced back to these books from his library now kept in this vault near morehouse college. the night before the march, dr. king's inner circle wants a new message. >> i remember going up and down the steps taking drafts of what we thought should be a new climax. >> reporter: the next day, dr. king takes this only known copy of his speech called normalcy
never again with him. nowhere does it mention his dream. >> i present to you dr. martin luther king. >> reporter: with the lincoln memorial behind him and facing a quarter of a million people, dr. king delivers his speech. >> i was standing up and to the side. >> now is the time -- >> and after he went through all the stuff about what we're here today, so forth, he paused. and what i did see him do -- >> i still have a dream -- >> he turned the text over, he grabbed the podium, and he leaned back and looked out. >> i have a dream -- >> i was out in the crowd somewhere and when he swung into "i have a dream," i said, oh, expletive deleted, after all that work that night before up and down the steps, and then he
went on into the "i have a dream" section. >> because i have a dream -- >> he transformed old marble steps into a modern day pulpit. >> free at last, free at last, thank god, all mighty, we are free at last. >> arguably dr. king's most famous speech. and today those words were echoed by his niece at the glenn beck rally. about. >> i, too, have a dream. it is in my genes. i have a dream that one day soon god's love will trance skrend skin color and economic status and cause us to turn from moral turpitude. i have a dream that america will repent of the sin of racism and
return to honor. i have a dream, yes, i have a dream that white privilege will become human privilege and that people of every ethnic blend will receive everyone as brothers and sisters in the love of god. i have a dream -- i have a dream -- that america will pray and god will forgive us our sins and revive us our land. >> dr. king's niece. and shannon travis was at the lincoln memorial today. what did you see and hear from the people there? >> reporter: a lot. obviously we're standing in this field that's virtually empty now, but if you remember, obviously it's filled with so many memories of past rallies. let drill down on how this adds another chapter to that history. what i saw and heard today were a lot of people basically embracing martin luther king's
message of unity, of equality. the message was mostly about restoring honor, what organizers felt like restoring honor to the country, but it was heavy laden embrace of martin luther king's message of unity, of equality. you just played a clip from martin luther king jr.'s niece basically being here while other members of the king family were at the competing rally from al sharpton. you heard also at the rally different clips, different folks from dr. martin luther king being played. so that us wwas the message fro lot of the attendees at the rally. >> so that brings up a very good question here. you said that there were members of dr. king's family over at reverend al sharpton's march. what about the diversity of the crowd at the glenn beck rally?
>> that's part of the controversy here. obviously a lot of civil rights activists and others feel that by playing clips from dr. king, by having it here on what many civil rights activists consider to be hallowed ground, the fact that he held his "i have a dream" speech here 47 years ago today, a lot of activists feel hike that they were -- that this group was hijacking the dream. not so say a lot of people that i spoke with. they said, no, no one man, no one person, no one ethnicity owns the dream and that today everyone should embrace the ideal of equality, justice for everyone. so a lot of the people that i spoke with basically deflected the criticism saying, hey, we are here embracing the same kinds of things that dr. martin luther king fought for and died for and so everyone should embrace this. >> so what happens now? you have this huge crowd that was at the mall now. do they go home, did you talk to them, do they enjoy the city,
are there other events planned? >> reporter: not that we know of. so many other events. and that's a great asked. i asked a lot what's next, what's the takeaway message? a lot of people said the message is to go home and to continue to be prayerful. it was definitely a prayerful event, a peaceful event. a lot of other people said, hey, it's time to go home and to try and elect candidates that will embrace our ideals and to just basically take countenance the message that they heard. >> shannon, thank you so much for your reporting today. and a reminder coming up at 7:00 p.m. eastern, the reverend al sharpton will joins live to talk in-depth about who really owns the dream articulated by dr. king 47 years ago. this isn't your daughter's barbie. it's a doll based on the tv show dexter complete with a tiny saw and a bloody glove. surprise someone is upset about
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style is developing quite a following. >> yoga to a lot of people is i don't want to say weird, but intimidatin intimidating. this place has always been super welcoming and allows people to come in here and do their own thing and work at their own pace. >> i think everyone can take what they need out of it. >> reporter: if this popular youtube video isn't proof that the traditions of yoga are falling by the wayside -- fowler says her seven brand new franchise locations might be. >> when i first opened yaz, i got like hate e-mail. now everyone is trying to do yoga for athletes. >> reporter: for the type a in all of us. >> it calls you down and gives you energy at the same time, which is a huge benefit. >> reporter: dr. sanjay gupta, cnn reporting. and as you can see, we're live in a very rainy new orleans for the fifth anniversary of hurricane katrina. and straight ahead here on cnn,
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hello, i'm tony harris in the cnn world headquarters. back to don in new orleans in just a couple minutes, but first a check of some of today's top stories for you. three american service members were killed in fighting in afghanistan today at the same time coalition soldiers fought off attacks at two u.s. bases. 20 insurgents were killed. chile's health minister says the 33 miners trapped underground appear to be fine. each miner has received about a 1500 calories of food in the past day. and can expect to get up to 2,000 by sunday. engineers in chile have come up
with a new plan to free the miners in just two months. that's half the time previously estimated. guards opened fire last night to stop what was described as a major riot at california's folsom state prison. there were no fatalities, but seven inmates were injured. it is not clear what triggered the riot. more than 1,000 sea turtle have been injured by the gulf coast oil spill and half of those died from their injuries. the fight to save those turtle have gotten a lot of attention, but this week's cnn hero has been doing the same thing for years along the pacific coast of mexico with little fanfare. >> in a sad way, the turtle are in danger because of us. last year, we could have 200,000 turtle come into lay their eggs. but this year we are 50% less.
in mexico, the people is not supposed to poach them, but people believe the eggs are aphrodisiac, so this is happening always. i'm patrolling the beaches to protect the marine turtle. many animals depend on marine turtles to survive. when i saw how the poachers take them for selling in the black market, that was really the spark that showed me how important it is to help. you have to be there all night. and if you are not there the poachers say let's take it. after they lay their eggs, the babies are alone. she returns in to the ocean. we find the nest, we get the eggs and we bring them into a safe place like a hatchery. as soon as the babies hatch, we want the people to see them and learn to give the opportunity to
be part of releasing a baby, something that they will never forget. my motivation is how great the turtles are to survive against all odds, they continue coming. it's amazing. >> since 2004, oscar and his group have released more than a half million baby sea turtles back into the wild. see oscar in action protecting sea turtle on cnnheros.com. let's send it back to don now in new orleans. those are some cute turtle. thank you, tony. we'll see you in a bit. preparing for the next hurricane, where will it help. you're looking at the coastal cities most vulnerable to a hurricane.
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this, how much water every, about 10 or 15 seconds we have to like push the water off the tents here because so much, look at that. so much is spilling down. and i know you'll look at the coastline and the areas most vulnerable to hurricanes. of course, that mean flooding as well. >> absolutely. a lot of flooding in new orleans the next couple days. a little area. disturbed weather there. the gulf coast in particular is very vulnerable to tropical storms and hurricanes. i put a track of every storm that moved through gulf in the last ten years. and look how much just gets filled up. i tried to do every 50 years and it was nothing but lines to put in it perspective on how active of a region this is. when you talk about vulnerability here, we've put a couple of things in to factor. not only does coastline matter, not only does potential for getting storms matter. population matters. how easy it is to evacuate.
and the gulf coast and east coast always a risk this time of year. take note especially of some of the cities where the red is going. this is the probability, or how often a category 5 hurricane makes landfall in these regions. when you're in the red category, that is under 100 years. you can see south florida, very risky, as well as the panhandle of florida. put a couple of maps together and we'll start out with new orleans. of course, we're dealing with the verse sxrers new orleans is of particular rick because it is surrounded by water. it below sea level and that ground is sinking and subsiding. how often do hurricanes hit here? category 1s happen about every eight years. category 2, every 18 years. 31 years for a category 3 which we consider major hurricanes every 65 years for a category 4 and about 170 years for a category 5 hurricane. the cnn weather team came up
with a list of the most vulnerable cities in the u.s. miami, number two, new orleans, up in three, tampa, number 4, houston, number five, new york city. these are on the coast and they have bays or little inlets where a storm surge can really funnel up there. this is expected to be a very active hurricane season, don. and we're just getting into the peak of that season right now. >> oh, boy, oh, boy. this is just the very beginning. this is what we're dealing with here in new orleans. rear reporting on the anniversary of hurricane katrina. it was the surge that really did a lot of damage to the city here. this is what is happening now live in new orleans. we're in the middle of a big weather system. a big storm system. rain, rain, rain. we'll continue our reports tonight at 7:00 and 10:00 p.m. eastern. and i want to tell you, coming up, the former new orleans mayor ray nagin. he was in charge of fixing this
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>> reporter: time now to tell you about some of the stories you may have missed throughout the week. lots of stuff washes up out of the ocean but it is not every day an expensive yacht beaches itself with engines running and no one on board. authorities think the 48 footer came from yucatan, mexico, where it was reported missing. people on the florida gulf coast beach were shock as it came straight at them and ran aground. >> the everybody gins were still running, the engines were running. it was not in gear. police got on and turn it off. i've never seen it. i've lived here since 1959 and i've never seen one this size beach on the water before. >> nice yacht. it is still a mystery why it was empty though but police don't suspect foul play. they don't suspect any foul play. the boat apparently belongs to the owner of a mexican soccer team who said it was stolen from a marina in cancun. it was hauled off.
when the owner shows up to claim it, he'll owe recovery and storage fees on that. if you are not fwam the tv show dexter, it is about a serial kill here targets other killers. not a surprise that there is an action figure of dexter, right? one person was shocked it was being sold among children's toys. >> i thought, oh, my god. you've got this in toys are us? are you kidding me? >> i understand it is marked toward adults but i do condemn toys are us for putting it on their shelves. >> reporter: the doll comes with a tiny saw and bloody gloves. the tv show dismembers his victims to dispose of their bodies. toys "r" us tells our affiliate that only a small number of the action figures were stocked and that it wasn't the only retailer to carry them.